Volunteer positions available on BLM lands and elsewhere

Looking for a meaningful way to spend your time by helping others? The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other federal agencies offer many opportunities perfect for RVers with extra time on their hands, from one-time volunteer positions to others of longer terms. Other opportunities are well-suited to families and groups (maybe your RV club). Some positions involve pay. Here... Read More

New book paints dark picture of “work campers”

By Chuck Woodbury “Nomadland, Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” is not a feel-good book. If anything it’s a feel-bad book. It paints a very dark picture of RVers who work as they travel. In the world author Jessica Bruder portrays, these people are desperate and must work to survive. She does not discuss the tens of thousands of other... Read More

Camphosts needed for Michigan state parks, other areas

(November 27, 2017) — Volunteer campground host opportunities are available in Michigan state parks, recreation areas and rustic state forest campgrounds for the 2018 season. Both individuals and couples may apply for the positions that begin as early as April and last through October.  Volunteers are responsible for 30 hours of service per week, including duties such as helping campers find their... Read More

Thinking of camp hosting? Here’s how

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We’ve stayed at a couple of Forest Service campgrounds and like them very much, especially the space, plants, and trees surrounding each site. In one of them, there was a camp host that seemed to be in charge and kept the campground neat and tidy. How does one... Read More

Free RV spot? Try caretaking — trade skills, or your presence

  By Bob Difley Caretaking takes many forms, such as simply camping at a remote location to deter theft or vandalism or staying on someone else’s property while they are away. This could often entail watering plants, feeding pets or gardening. Usually you will stay in your own rig but have access to electrical and water connections and the use... Read More

Volunteer: Save on camping, do good, have fun

  By Bob Difley Camp hosting is not the only form of volunteer position open to RVers. Though there are volunteer positions available to students, retirees, and for seasonal needs, RVers who bring their houses with them are top tier candidates for volunteer positions where local housing may not be available and where there is room to park RVs for... Read More

Wanted: Person in NW to talk up RVing to millennials

    The MHRV Show Association, which presents the annual Seattle RV Show, is looking for a pleasant and knowledgeable person who is enthusiastic about the RV lifestyle to demonstrate a small, trendy travel trailer to millennials at events around Western Washington. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in enthusiastically promoting all the things that can be done with an RV along with the benefits that come with... Read More

Video: Working at Amazon during the holidays

By RV Travel Staff Every holiday season, Amazon.com hires thousands of employees at its warehouses to help with the huge increase in its business. In this one hour and twenty minute webinar from Workamper News, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Amazon’s CamperForce program. If it’s right you, it’s a great opportunity to earn enough extra income to help support your... Read More